Titanfall Dev's Free Battle Royale Apex Legends Out Now on PS4

Titanfall is apparently getting the battle royale treatment

As a Fortnite competitor we can probably expect to see Apex Legends hit PC, Xbox One, and PS4.

In the developer's Twitch stream, Respawn said it planned to offer continuous support for the game, with changing seasons like many other games in the battle royale genre, new items and weapons and new "Legends" (playable classes) added over time. Unlike other Respawn games, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a single-player game. This game has been developed by Respawn Entertainment, of Titanfall fame.

In terms of gameplay, each session will have 60 players that can form teams of three, making a total of 20 teams in each game. Each Legend comes with its own abilities and playstyle. Combatants can choose from unique characters like Bloodhound, the tracker who can see recent enemy activity on the map, or Lifeline, a battlefield medic who can shield teammates and bring them back from the brink of death.

One thing that did not turn out to be true was that Apex Legends would be getting a reveal trailer to be shown during the Super Bowl.




As the livestream teaser is starting to gather momentum, industry mouthpiece and (in) famous tweeter Nibel has noted that a map for the upcoming game appears to have leaked. When a teammate is killed, they'll have a second chance with Respawn Beacons.

While Titanfall games are typically overshadowed by other shooters, it seems Apex Legends will receive consistent updates into the foreseeable future. They made a decision to use the same engine they used for Titanfall and Titanfall 2, but found that the game looked rather dated. Blackout has met high acclaim as a battle royale since it's release while Siege has made a name for itself in the esports space for the a year ago.

The game will feature a seasonal content roadmap, with new Legends and weaponry coming on a quarterly basis.

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